Warren Gatland's Wales side take on the Wallabies in December.
Tickets for Wales v Australia at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, 3 December, 2011, go on sale at midday on Monday for all fans who have pre-registered via the WRU official website.
Over 11,000 fans who have already registered their interest for the post-Rugby World Cup home fixture at WRU.CO.UK can get hold of tickets before the public sale begins on Thursday, 22 September.
While that December 3 Millennium Stadium meeting with the Wallabies will be either the 31st or 32nd clash between the two nations - depending on whether or not they meet in the knock-out stages of the Rugby World Cup - the immediate focus for both countries is the World Cup in New Zealand.
Wales, who went so agonisingly close to beating South Africa in their Pool D opener last Sunday, face Samoa in Hamilton tomorrow before former double world champions Australia go in search of a second Pool C win in their clash with Ireland in Auckland.
After the William Webb Ellis Trophy has been won in New Zealand, rugby supporters will be able to follow a host of the world's greatest rugby players in Cardiff, with Wales facing Australia followed by fixtures against Scotland, Italy and France in the 2012 RBS 6 Nations at the home of Welsh sport.
For the upcoming games, tickets are priced at £25, £40, £50 and £65 for Wales v Australia and at £25, £46, £66, £72 and £77 for all Wales' RBS 6 Nations home fixtures.
The pre-registration process has now closed and all those registered will have received their unique link via email to access tickets ahead of everyone else and Craig Maxwell, WRU Head of Sales and Marketing, is urging fans to act fast.
"Wales' biggest fans have been following their national team via our official website since Warren Gatland and the squad left for the Rugby World Cup and for this reason we are delighted to reward their support by offering a pre-registration process to purchase tickets for Wales' home fixtures ahead of the public sale which goes live on Thursday," he said.
"After following Wales' Rugby World Cup efforts, the Wales v Australia fixture on Saturday, 3 December, is sure to be an exciting experience for the fans and a great opportunity to look ahead to the start the 2012 RBS 6 Nations Championship in the New Year."
All tickets not snapped up during the pre-sale will be available to the public via www.wru.co.uk/tickets on Thursday.
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.